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GM makes progress removing PCBs from Indiana site

March 11, 2011 12:16 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Significant progress has been made in the years long effort to remove soils tainted with a hazardous chemical at General Motors Corp.'s southern Indiana Powertrain plant, project managers said.Ed Peterson and Cheryl Hiatt, the GM managers working on the project, said workers will have removed...

Homogenized Areal Illumination

March 11, 2011 12:05 pm | by DILAS | Product Releases | Comments

A process from DILAS can be used in medical applications and thermal treatments in industrial processes.

Silicone Thermal Interface Material

March 11, 2011 12:00 pm | by Fujipoly | Product Releases | Comments

Sarcon XR-v-AL from Fujipoly can be applied to almost any electronic component or heat sink.


Precise TCXO to Replace OCXO

March 11, 2011 11:56 am | by Tellurian Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

Tellurian Technologies’ TT-VT4000CS temperature compensated oscillator has a current of 2.7mA max.

Plains All American offering raises $503M

March 11, 2011 11:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Plains All American Pipeline LP said Friday that it has completed its public offering and raised $503 million after expenses.The partnership, which transports and stores crude oil and other petroleum products, said it would use the money to pay down debt and for general purposes.Including an...

Disaster Freezes Japan-Based Misumi

March 11, 2011 10:39 am | by David Mantey, Editor, PD&D | News | Comments

“Misumi representatives are currently assessing damage to our headquarters, and manufacturing and shipping facilities,” says Patrick Esposito, marketing manager, Misumi USA.

Acquisition Strengthens Alliance's Commitment to Independent Music Retailers

March 11, 2011 10:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Platinum Equity and The Gores Group announced today that Alliance Entertainment has acquired EDGE Entertainment Distribution, a wholesale distributor of pre-recorded music and movie titles, related accessories and other products. EDGE primarily serves independent music retailers, public...

Clayton Williams prices $300M notes offering

March 11, 2011 10:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Clayton Williams Energy Inc. said Friday it priced an offering of $300 million in 7.75 percent senior notes due 2019.The notes were sold at 100 percent of par to yield 7.75 percent maturity.The offering is expected to close on Wednesday.The oil and gas company plans to use the proceeds from the...


Versatile Gauging System

March 11, 2011 10:07 am | by Renishaw | Product Releases | Comments

The new Equator gauging system cuts purchase, maintenance, and fixture costs, can be programmed for multiple parts, and re-programmed in minutes for design changes.

ProMation Engineering’s Innovative Quarter-Turn Electric Acutators

March 11, 2011 9:46 am | by ProMation Engineering | Product Releases | Comments

Innovative new ProMation Engineering P-Series, PA-PD Series, D Series, and PL Series Electric Actuators are engineered and designed for rugged, industrial use and are available in a variety of quarter-turn reversing, quarter-turn reversing spring return, and linear drive models to provide on/off, jog or proportional control for a wide range of ball valves, butterfly valves, gate valves, dampers, and other products.

Herman Miller to buy POSH Office Systems

March 11, 2011 9:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Herman Miller Inc. is buying Hong Kong office furniture maker POSH Office Systems Ltd. for an undisclosed amount in order to gain access to the Chinese market and broaden its geographic reach."With an expanded product offer through POSH, we can also look beyond China to other markets and...

Earnings schedule for week of 03/14/2011

March 11, 2011 9:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Major companies tentatively scheduled to report quarterly earnings next week:MondayNo major announcements expected.TuesdayGerman car maker BMW AG releases 2010 earnings report.WednesdayNo major announcements expected.ThursdayFedEx Corp. releases quarterly financial results.Nike Inc. releases...

Sirona Dental prices secondary offering of shares

March 11, 2011 9:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sirona Dental Systems Inc. said Friday it priced an offering of nearly 5 million shares of stock at $48.85 per share, a 3 percent discount from its previous closing price.The Long Island City, N.Y., maker of dental equipment said the secondary offering involves 4.5 million shares sold by Sirona...

George Dotson named Atwood Oceanics chairman

March 11, 2011 9:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Atwood Oceanics Inc. said Friday that long-time board member George S. Dotson has been named non-executive chairman.Dotson has served on the drilling contractor's board since 1988.In a related move, Hans Helmerich will no longer serve as lead independent director, but will remain on the Atwood...

Massive Whirlpool after Japan Quake

March 11, 2011 9:28 am | by CNN | Videos | Comments

An 8.9 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Japan generated a massive, spinning whirlpool in the water.


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